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PublicationYearStatusHealth topics

National Framework for Action to Promote Eye Health and Prevent Avoidable Blindness and Vision Loss – Third Progress Report to Australian Health Ministers covering the period 2011-2014 December 2015

This progress report covers the period 2011 to 2014.

2016Current

Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS)–Service Delivery Standards

The Service Delivery standard provides an overview of the funding arrangements provided to optometrists to deliver outreach eye care services to people living in regional, rural and remote locations of Australia, who do not have access to primary eye care services.

2015Current

Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS)–Grant Programme Guidelines

These guidelines provide an overview of the funding arrangements provided to optometrists to deliver outreach eye care services to people living in regional, rural and remote locations.

2015Current

Implementation plan under the National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss

This document builds on existing eye health care services and programmes, supports coordination of effort, provides guidance on the mechanisms to address key priorities, identifies indicators and other measures of progress, and guides investment and future activity and action across the Department of Health.

2014Current

Second progress report on the implementation of the national framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss

This progress report covers the period mid 2008 to mid 2011.

2012Current

Trachoma Surveillance Report 2006 to 2010

 Historical reports from the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit (NTSRU)

2009Historical

National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss: progress report

The first report by jurisdictions on progress in implementing the National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness. It covers the period from the release of the framework in November 2005 to July 2008.

2008Current

Risk factors for eye disease and injury: literature review

This literature review identifies risk factors for eye disease and injury, and the measures that the general public can take to prevent or reduce the risk of eye disease and injury.

2008Current

Guidelines for the public health management of trachoma in Australia

These guidelines have been produced by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) and detail recommendations to ensure consistent trachoma screening, control measures and data collection in Australia.

2006Current

National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss

This document sets out a strategic national framework for action for the promotion of eye health and the prevention of avoidable blindness. It aims to provide a blueprint for nationally coordinated action by governments, health professionals, non-government organisations, industry and individuals to work in partnership.

2005Current

Eye health in Australia

A background paper to the 'National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss'.

2005Current

Specialist eye health guidelines for use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations

These guidelines cover three eye health conditions common among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: cataract, diabetic retinopathy and trachoma. They are based on a review of existing literature and practice, and provide information about the treatment and management of these conditions in rural and remote communities.

2001Historical